from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Hippocrates, or to his teachings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Hippocrates, a Greek physician, born about 460 b. c. and died in the fourth century b. c., called the “father of medicine.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to Hippocrates or the school of medicine that took his name
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Second, the hippocratic oath only applies to the TREATMENT given to the patient.
This isn't a lobby group, it is doctors trying to fulfill their hippocratic oaths, but unless you are a doctor, you wouldn't understand the difference.
Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, puts it succinctly with "Do no harm" in his hippocratic oath.
This comment you made about doctors and the hippocratic oath they make when they choose that profession is at the core of this particular case.
Last night, The Daily Show poked fun at a recent push at Harvard to establish a sort of hippocratic oath for MBA students.
Saying a Dr performing a ritual nick is against the hippocratic oath is ridiculous.
The breast augmentation comment was just in response to claims that a Dr performing surgery is against the hippocratic oath.
The way Ridgeway describes Patagonia's approach to products, it seems like the store has an "eco oath" much like a doctor's hippocratic oath ( "First do no harm").
The way Tom Ridgeway, VP of Patagonia's Environmental Programs, describes Patagonia's approach to products, it seems like the store has an "eco oath" much like a doctor's hippocratic oath ( "First do no harm").
If medical practitioners have to take the hippocratic oath, lawyers should take the hypocrisy oath.